FAQs

APPLICATION

How do I apply?

In order to apply, you need to form a group of three candidates. In the application section of the website, you need to submit a CV for each participant. If your application is validated, an email will be sent to you and access to the competition section will be granted.
Please note that you can only apply in one of the participating Accuracy offices.


When can I apply?

Applications will begin in January 2020.


Who can apply?

The competition welcomes all students enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. Although not mandatory, a financial background is strongly recommended due to the nature of the competition.

COMPETITION DETAILS

What is the Accuracy Business Cup?

The competition consists of two rounds, with one case study per round. Both case studies aim to reflect the real-life engagements that Accuracy undertakes. We hope to give you a realistic snapshot of what we do and what day-to-day life as an Accuracian looks like.
The case study in the first round is national and is oriented towards a financial analysis.
National winners of each participating country will compete during a global final on a strategic topic. They will be coached by Accuracy consultants to prepapre their presentations that they will deliver to a prestigious jury.
Stay tuned and be prepared!


In what language will the competition be held?

As the competition will gather students from all around the world, English will be the official language of the competition.


Which countries are participating?

For this edition, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, Germany, The Netherlands, Canada and India are participating!


How long will the competition last?

The national phase of the competition will last for one week and the global final will last for one day (between the end of February and early March).


When, how and where will the competition take place?

The competition consists of two rounds. The first national round will begin in February 2020 and will take place in the country in which you have applied. Winners of the first round will gather and compete in the final in a European capital in early March 2020.

PERSONAL IMPLICATION

What costs will I have to incur?

You will not have to incur any costs. For the international final, Accuracy will cover travel and accommodation expenses for the teams.

Is it possible to take part in the competition and attend university at the same time?

It is definitely possible to do both! Taking part in the event is a great opportunity to apply your academic knowledge to a real business case in a competitive but fun environment, and more importantly to get a real peek of what consultancy at Accuracy looks like.

How do I prepare for the competition?

All you need is knowledge of financial analysis and a sound business mind.

RECRUITMENT

Does participating in the event automatically qualify me for an interview at Accuracy?

Although taking part in the competition does not automatically qualify you for an interview, it is a great first step towards getting to know Accuracy better. It is also a great opportunity for Accuracy to get to know you.


Does a rejection for the Accuracy Business Cup mean that I won’t have a job/internship interview at Accuracy?

We encourage you to apply to Accuracy regardless of the competition and its outcome.

PRIZE

Do the winners get a prize?

Yes! Each member of the winning team will win an exciting prize. For example, our 2019 prizewinners each won an all-expenses-paid weekend in Europe.